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Extracting limonene from oranges

Description

This experiment demonstrates the extraction of plant oils. The experiment also links for tests for unsaturation, and at a higher level, chirality.

Type of Activity

:
demonstration, class practical

Audience

:
Teacher

Age Group

:
14 to 18 years
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